Azithromycin is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections..
It is a macrolide-type antibiotic.
It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.
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Azithromycin may cause a condition that affects the heart rhythm (QT prolongation). QT prolongation can rarely cause serious (rarely fatal) fast/irregular heartbeat and other symptoms such as severe dizziness, fainting that need medical attention right away.
Before taking azithromycin, inform your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it or to other antibiotics such as erythromycin, clarithromycin, telithromycin or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems.